Senior VFX Artist (Hybrid)

Posted 19 January 2023
Salary Negotiable
LocationWarrington
Job type Permanent
DisciplineArt
Reference18580
Contact NameJordan Langley

Job description

We are supporting 10:10 Games as they look for a Senior VFX Artist to join their art team.

10:10 Games is an exciting new independent development studio based in the heart of Warrington. They are working on an all-new AAA Funko gaming franchise with NBCUniversal!

As a Senior VFX Artist at the studio, you will be producing high quality VFX for environment, character, and gameplay art, that match the ambition and vision of the studio and project. 

Your responsibilities…

  • Work under the direction of the Art Director and other appropriate discipline leads
  • Create environmental, character, and mechanic related effects from initial modelling and texture creation to final implementation within UE5
  • Liaise with art, design, animation, and code teams to fully understand effect requirements and to aid implementation
  • Ensure consistency of style throughout the project
  • Research and provide options for effects if required
  • Aid in the development and enhancement of tools for the VFX team
  • Where applicable, create assets and documentation for training purposes
  • Mentor other VFX Artists

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…

  • Experience working in a VFX Artist role, preferably with 3 or more shipped games, being credited as a VFX Artist
  • Excellent knowledge of Fluid simulators such as Niagara Fluids, EmberGen, and Houdini
  • Deep knowledge and technical proficiency in Maya and other industry standard tools such as Photoshop and After Effects
  • Good knowledge of in-game effects such as smoke, explosions, fire, and damage
  • Positive and solution driven mindset, with a strong capacity for problem solving
  • Solid understanding of animation (timing, pace, and tension) and how to use this to good effect
  • Ability to adapt to various art styles and genres
  • Ability to take constructive criticism and adapt to changes
  • Knowledge of MEL or Python scripting languages is a bonus
Perks and benefits include…
  • No core working hours
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Health and Wellbeing package with private insurance, EAP, and long-term illness cover
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Company-wide bonus scheme